Saturday, February 7, 2015

Canola Oil Handmade Soap

Let's take a look at some of the benefits of the base ingredients, essential oils, and additives that we used to make Canola Oil Handmade Soap:     
Canola Oil Handmade Soap
  • Comfrey Leaf & Powder: Comfrey helps to reduce swelling and bruising and pain associated with sprains and muscle injuries.
  • Olive Oil: Olive Oil is useful for dehydrated, sore and inflamed skin and is also used as a remedy for arthritis when rubbed onto the affected parts.
  • Coconut Oil: Coconut Oil is used for hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism
  • Palm Oil: Palm oil contains the hard to find tocotrienols, which are members of the vitamin E family. It has long been used to treat many skin ailments and is found in many anti-aging products.
  • Canola Oil: Canola oil is rich in vitamin E and K, which helps to eradicate skin problems like wrinkles, fine lines, acne, blemishes etc.
  • Jojoba Oil: Jojoba oil is an antioxidant, helps to control acne, and an excellent moisturizer and ideal for all skin types.
  • Avocado Oil: Avocado oil is high in nutrients to soothe and nourish dry, damaged skin. It is also known to be anti-aging.
  • Geranium Essential Oil: Geranium oil has a great all-over balancing effect on the mind and it also helps to create balance between oily and dry skin. It has been used to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety and has a balancing effect on the hormone system.
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil: Cedarwood oil is used to calm and sooth nerves. It relieves skin and hair problems and is important in easing conditions of a respiratory nature. It also clears urinary infections.
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil: Tea tree oil is one of the most powerful immune stimulant oils and helps fight infections of all kinds and helps clear the skin.
  • Lemon Essential Oil: Lemon oil can be very beneficial to the circulatory system and aids with blood flow, reducing blood pressure and helping with nosebleeds.  It can help bring down fever, relieve throat infections, bronchitis, asthma and flu.

Here is the recipe for Canola Oil Handmade Soap:

Base IngredientsGrams (g)Ounces (oz)Percentage (%)
Blend Comfrey Leaves with Olive Oil2107.4130%
Coconut Oil1545.4322%
Palm Oil1404.9420%
Canola Oil913.2113%
Cocoa butter561.988%
Shea butter491.737%
TOTAL (Oil)70024.69100%
Superfat A total of 35ml of Jojoba Oil & Avocado Oil
Lye (NaOH)102.53.62
Distilled Water233ml

Essential Oils: A total of 23ml (approximately 23 drops) mixed of the following:
  • Geranium Essential Oil
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • Lemon Essential Oil
  • Comfrey Root Powder